Friday, August 24, 7 p.m.Tickets: $10 SOLD OUT
Member tickets are $8 and are available by in-person visits to the Patron Services Box Office or by calling 480-499-TKTS (8587).
It’s a little bit This American Life and a little bit rock-n-roll! Every fourth Friday, some of the most engaging writers and performers in Arizona, and the nation, will share their funny, compelling and TRUE stories fused together by kicky, live music!
Shaz Bennett studied with Spaulding Grey in New York, where she wrote & performed four one-woman shows: The Shaz Show, Abrasive Fairy Tales, Eyes, Lips, Legs, and Hungover Angel. These shows have been performed extensively in theaters, spoken word festivals, museums and abandoned warehouses all over the world. Her essay “Mormons vs. Catholics” is apart of the book Dirty Laundry. She has appeared on radio storytelling shows Unfictional and True Stories. Backstage called her “A six foot tall Liza” and the New York Post described her as “the Mormon Dennis Leary.” Shaz is currently working on The Glades on A&E. She was born and raised in Salt Lake City, but currently lives in Silverlake, California with her true love and their two kittens.
Molly McCloy holds an M.F.A. from The New School and has won two Moth Story Slams. Her work has been published in Nerve, Swink, and Slate. Find out more at www.MollyMcCloy.com.
Eden Mcnutt is a poet/visual artist/musician currently living in Tempe. Originally from Pittsburgh, Eden was the founder of a multi-disciplinary improvisational ensemble based in Pittsburgh called Dust & Feathers. He was also a longstanding member of the Syrinx Ensemble, a group dedicated to exploring music with birds. He’s performed and recorded with artists in Phoenix, New York City, Vienna, Kiev and Montreal. Eden is also an early literacy outreach provider for children in Phoenix.
Robrt Pela is an arts critic and curator, best known for his work in Phoenix New Times, where he has written a weekly column for 20 years, and as an essayist on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition. His last book was Filthy, a biography of the film director John Waters. He and his spouse, Todd Grossman, divide their time among their homes in Phoenix, Arizona; Niles, Ohio; and Bargemon, France.
Sativa Peterson comes from a long line of Mormon ancestors, and was inexplicably named after marijuana. Originally from Winslow “Standing on a Corner” Arizona, she is a writer, mother and librarian living in Phoenix.
The Pübes is an all original 3-piece lesbian rock band from Phoenix. Learn more about The Pübes on their Web site.
Questions? Please contact the Patron Services Box Office at 480-499-TKTS (8587).